Native Filmworks Limited, one of Nigeria’s pioneer Film & TV Company and Producers of narrative feature, “A Place in the Stars” hosted an Industry Announcement to unveil its first feature film on Wednesday, 20th August 2014 at Freedom Park, Old Prison Ground – Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State.
Directed and produced by respected film maker, Steve Gukas, A Place in the Stars is a riveting account of drug trafficking; it focuses on how fake and adulterated medical drugs are being traded for billions of dollars – dangerous men willing to kill to protect this money and a young man with a nagging conscience sworn to get rich or die trying in a very corrupt country. How far is he willing to go?
A Place in the Stars features some of the best actors in Nigeria and international; the likes of award winning actor, Segun Arinze who is often identified for playing the role of a villain. Also starring in the movie are, Gideon Eche-Okeke, Dejumo Lewis, Yemi Blaq, Femi Branch, Matilda Obaseki, Julian Mcdowell, Armajit Deu and Amaka Mgbor.
At the event, guests were priviledged to watch the first official movie trailer with exclusive behind-the-scene snippets into the storyline and recorded video conversations from key crew members such as the Producer/Director, Steve Gukas; the Music Composer, George Kallis and others.
Mahmood Ali-Balogun, Chike Maduegbuna, Seyi Siwoku, Toyin Akinosho, Jahman Anikulapo, Bola Bello, Yinka Edward, Makin Soyinka, Dotun Olakunrin are some of the film and media experts at the event. Other notable guests include; Wale Ojo, Gideon Okeke, Yemi Blaq, Segun Arinze, Audu Maikori, Jeremiah Gyang, Lydia Idakula and many more.
A Place in the Stars is scheduled to Premiere in – Lagos/Abuja, South Africa, Kenya and in the West – London & New York/Houston Texas.